Substitutes | Preschool Teacher | District-wide


About Spring Lake Park Schools
Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 6,200 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose — “High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses” – provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student. 
Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system – a culture with a methodology and set of processes – where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility, and invitation to design new ways of learning centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success.
Position Overview: On-call Preschool teacher will fill in for planned or unplanned teacher absences within the Early Childhood program at Spring Lake Park Schools. Assignment could include a preschool or an ECFE classroom, depending on the need that day. 

Substitute teacher duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Implementation of Early Childhood curriculum per classroom teacher’s lesson plan
  • classroom management
  • collaboration with other preschool staff
  • parent communication, as needed 

Licensing Requirements
Current Minnesota teaching license or Substitute teacher license is required; 
Preferred licensure in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 3), Pre-Primary (Age 3-Pre-K) or Pre-kindergarten (Pre-K)

    *Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
    *Ability to use current, effective, hands-on early childhood teaching methods
    *Ability to build positive relationships with students that result in high levels of student engagement in learning
    *Firm belief and practice in positive behavior management

    *Demonstrates excellence in collaboration with colleagues
    *Enthustic to work with students
    *Previous experience working with children ages birth-5
    *Knowledge of child development/ECIPS.
    Hourly pay, highly competitive for the region.

    How to Apply
    Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at
    Only qualified and appropriately licensed individuals will be considered for an interview.
    For any inquiries or questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Angela Vokac, Director of Early Childhood Programs, at or (763) 600-5901.

    Equity is a priority in Spring Lake Park Schools and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students.  Spring Lake Park Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.